Turkish prime minister meets with Iran’s Ahmadinejad

May 09, 2011, Monday/ 23:38:00

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on the sidelines of the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV) in İstanbul on Monday.

Ahmadinejad came to a room in his hotel in İstanbul’s Beşiktaş district five minutes before Erdoğan arrived and greeted journalists by making a peace sign and clinching his fist while saying “Assalamu alaikum,” the Anatolia news agency reported.

The meeting lasted close to two hours and was closed to the press.

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